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RickJ62

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  1. Hey, thanks for the advice. I am deffinatly going to stick it out... in hope that it works. I just hate knowing that all the little whiteheads I can see are going to become pimples. Oh well, just have to wait it out.
  2. I just use cetaphil face wash, and olay lotion twice a day. Should i be using a topical also....such as BP or something? Thanks
  3. I am starting my 3rd month on Roaccutane. The 1st month i was on 10mg a day and my face seemed to be clearing fairly well. Well for the 2nd month the derm put me on 20mg a day, and ever since I have been breaking out. Now starting the third month, he has me on 30mg a day, and I seem to be breaking out even more! The only thing, all the breakouts are on my chin, and upper lip. (also i can see tons of lil white bumps when i tighten my skin....what are these? Is the accutane unclogging my pores
  4. Thats what I wanted to hear! Thanks
  5. I'm on my 2nd month of accutane. And I have noticed that the black heads on my nose and cheeks seem to be comming to the surface, or atleast appear to be. Did this happen to anyone else? Are they working there way out of my skin? Any help would be appreciated. Thanks
  6. Thanks for all the help. I start monday. Lets hope it helps.
  7. Lets see, where to start. Basically the Derm put me on Accutane. ( 20 mg a month, then if blood tests are good, he'll bump the dosage....yet he also mentioned keeping me on lower doses...why?) Well I was using tazorac up to this point. He did not mention if i should stop the taz for a week before i start, or not even stop at all. So basically i need to know a few things. 1. Why would he keep me on low doses? ( i want this to work ) 2. Should i stop Taz a week before my first pill or just kee
  8. So has anyone had any luck with Tazorac? I hope this works. I have been using the BP in the A.M and Taz in the P.M. I am thinking about giving up on the BP, becuase my face is becoming dry. But I'm worried that if I stop the BP, some of the small zits will become large. (yet on the other hand, I heard that BP makes red marks stay longer, and Who wants that? lol)
  9. Hello, I have been on Taz for about 3 full weeks now. My main problem areas are my cheeks. At first I was using the Taz with Pro Active. But due to the winter months my skin became to dry, and I switched to cetaphil cleanser. ( the one with a pump) My cheeks and forehead have had no new active spots now in three weeks. All i have left are some black heads (which seem not to be touched by the Taz...any help for those stubbron things?) and some red marks. However, my chin has started to break
  10. I am just wondering what does Glycerin and AHA do in a lotion? And what are they benificial for? Thanks
  11. I am just wondering what form of Tazorac has the best results for facial acne. The cream or the gel? Any help is greatly appreciated. ( also is this from your own personal experiance? ) Thanks
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